OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Caryophyllales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 148-01-001 & 002:
Limonium carolinianum +   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Limonium nashii +

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Sea-lavender


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image of Limonium carolinianum, Carolina Sea-lavender

JK Marlow    jkm0309r_25

September    Georgetown County    SC

Huntington Beach State Park

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Limonium carolinianum   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

INCLUDING VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 148-01-001 & 002:
Limonium carolinianum +   FAMILY Plumbaginaceae

INCLUDING Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968)
Limonium nashii +

 

Find by scientific name:

840

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common in Coastal Plain

Look for it in tidal marshes, esp in hypersaline flats, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal rosette

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Lavender/Purple
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
5 stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Utricle

 

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